After years of decline, crime is starting to grow around the country, particularly in some of our biggest cities. Bill and Heather Mac Donald, Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of “The War on Cops,” discuss the “Ferguson effect,” why crime rates are rising, and how the anti-police movements hurt the inner city poor the most.Read More
The culture wars are back. After the gay rights movement won the marriage debate at the Supreme Court, there appeared to be a lull in the ongoing battle between traditional and liberal values. Well, if there was one, it was short lived. The controversy surrounding North Carolina’s bathroom law has reignited the culture wars. In response to the legislation, San Francisco and some other major cities have already banned official travel to North Carolina. Click below to hear Bill’s podcast session on the entire situation. […]Read More
Over the past year or so, many college campuses have been awash with protests, most notably at the University of Missouri, Yale University, and Ithaca College. In almost every instance, the administrations of these universities and colleges folded in the face of protesters who were obstructing regular campus life, staging boycotts, and making outrageous demands.
Well, finally, we have an example of a university faculty that knows how to handle protesters. A group of students at Ohio State University decided to occupy the university’s administrative building with a series of outrageous demands, […]Read More
As mentioned on the show this morning, Bill’s and Elayne’s comments in The Washington Post in rememberance of Nancy Reagan: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/nancy-reagan-a-legacy-all-her-own/2016/03/06/5ab839de-e3c8-11e5-a6f3-21ccdbc5f74e_story.htmlRead More
As mentioned on the show this morning, Brooke Rollins, President and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, explains the important history behind Donald Trump’s win in South Carolina and discusses the future of the Republican presidential race.
The path is well established: lose Iowa, win New Hampshire, win South Carolina, go on to the nomination. It isn’t the only path, of course — but it is the path followed by Ronald Reagan in 1980, […]Read More